Academic Calendar

Below you can find information about both the Traditional and Metropolitan College academic calendars. 

Fall Semester 2014

Mon., Aug. 11

Department Chairs report for duty

Tue., Aug. 12

The 2014 7th Annual Title III Administrative/Council of Deans Retreat

Wed., Aug. 13

Sit Lux fall pre-semester orientation begins [Metropolitan College]

Thurs., Aug. 14

New students check in - validated students only

Academic Advising/Registration and Validation

Fri., Aug. 15

New and transfer student week

Check into residence halls (9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.) - validated students only

Academic advising/registration and validation-(9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.)

Sat., Aug. 16

Continuation of new students academic advising/registration and validation (9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.) 

Students must be validated before they can move into the residence halls.

Sun., Aug. 17

Residence halls open for upper class students - validated students only 

Check in (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

Mon., Aug. 18

Faculty report for duty

President’s opening school conference for faculty and staff

Faculty report for mandatory opening school workshops

Luncheon

Thurs., Aug. 21

First day of classes [Traditional]

Metropolitan College Adult Degree Fall Term I begins

Fri., Aug. 22

Biddle Institute welcome meeting (11:00 a.m.)

Tues., Aug.26

Last day to add/drop a course or enroll (validate for Fall Term I) [Metropolitan College]

Wed., Aug. 27

Last day to enroll into the university [Traditional]

Fri. Aug. 29

Last day to add/drop a course Fall 2014 with a tuition adjustment [Traditional]

Last day to validate for fall semester

Last day to request bookstore voucher

Last day to charge parking to student accounts

Last day to add/change meal plan [Traditional]

Mon., Sept. 1

Labor Day (Administrative Offices Closed) [Traditional and Metropolitan College]

Tues., Sept. 2 – Fri., Oct. 24

Official course withdrawal period

Fri., Sept. 5

Early alert grades for Fall I Metropolitan College Students due in ACE office (5:00 p.m.)

Wed. Sept. 10

Last day to remove academic incomplete from Spring Term II 2013 [Metropolitan College]

Thurs., Sept. 11

Fall I midterm examinations [Metropolitan College] Tuesday/Thursday Classes

Mon., Sept. 15 – Fri., Sept. 26

Metropolitan College Adult Degree Program Fall Term I Course Evaluations Administered

Wed., Sept. 17

Fall I midterm examinations [Metropolitan College] Monday/Wednesday Classes

Thurs., Sept. 18

Career fair/Graduate and Professionals' Day (GAPS) (11:00 a.m.– 3:00 pm) Jack S. Brayboy Gymnasium

Last day to withdraw from course(s) or the university with a grade of “W” by 5:00 p.m. Withdrawals after this date will be assigned a grade of “F” with no tuition adjustments. [Metropolitan College Fall Term I]

Fri., Sept. 19

Jenzabar midterm grade entry due for Fall Term I [Metropolitan College]

Mon. Sept. 22 – Fri. Sept. 26

Online registration for Fall Term II begins [Metropolitan College] 

Validation begins

Wed., Sept. 24

Early alert grades for students due in ACE office (5:00 p.m.)

Assessment day

Thurs., Sept. 25

Senior meeting (11:00 a.m.) Required for Graduating Seniors Biddle Auditorium

Fri., Sept. 27

Last day to submit proof of immunization records

Fri., Oct. 3

Last day to remove academic incomplete from Spring Semester 2014

Thurs., Oct. 9

Final examinations for Fall Term I [Metropolitan College] Tuesday/Thursday Classes

Tues., Oct. 14 – Wed., Oct. 15

Mid-semester examinations [Traditional]

Wed., Oct. 15

Last day to file application for student teaching in the spring semester 2015

Final examinations for Fall Term I [Metropolitan College] Monday/Wednesday Classes

Thurs., Oct. 16

Jenzabar midterm grades entry due in the registrar's office by (9:00 a.m.) [Traditional]

Thurs., Oct. 16 – Fri., Oct. 17

Fall semester break (residence halls remain open)

Fri., Oct. 17

Jenzabar final grade entry and grade books due for Fall Term I  [Metropolitan College]

Mon., Oct. 20

Metropolitan College Adult Degree Fall Term II begins

Fri., Oct. 24

Last Day to withdraw from course(s) or the university with a grade of "W" by 5:00 p.m. Withdrawals after this date will be assigned a grade of "F" (with no tuition adjustments). [Traditional]

Last day to file for December graduation

Thurs., Oct. 30

Last day to add/drop a course or enroll (validate for Fall Term II) [Metropolitan College]

Sat., Nov. 1

Homecoming

Mon., Nov.3 –Tue., Nov.,4

Seniors only advising and registration for spring semester 2015 begins [Traditional]

Wed. Nov. 5

Open advising and registration for all students for spring semester 2015 begins [Traditional]

Fri., Nov. 7

Early alert grades for Fall II Metropolitan College Students due in retention office (5:00 p.m.)

Mon., Nov. 10

Last day to remove academic incompletes from Fall Term I [Metropolitan College]

Fall term II midterm examinations [Metropolitan College] Monday/Wednesday Classes

Mon., Nov. 10 – Mon., Nov. 24

Fall semester course evaluation administered [Traditional]

Tue., Nov. 11

Fall Term II midterm examinations [Metropolitan College] Tuesday/Thursday Classes

Thurs., Nov. 13

Last day to withdraw from course(s) or the university with a grade of “W” by 5:00 p.m. Withdrawals after this date will be assigned a grade of “F” with no tuition adjustments. [Metropolitan College Fall Term II]

Fri., Nov. 14

Jenzabar midterm grade entry for Fall Term II due [Metropolitan College]

Mon., Nov. 17

Online registration/validation for Spring Term I begins [Metropolitan College] 

Mon., Nov. 17– Fri., Nov. 28

Metropolitan College Adult Degree Program Fall Term ll course evaluations administered

Mon., Nov. 24

Validation for spring semester 2015 begins [Traditional]

Wed., Nov. 26 – Fri., Nov. 28

Thanksgiving holiday (no Classes) (residence Halls remain open) [Traditional and Metropolitan College]

Thurs., Nov. 27 – Fri., Nov. 28

Administrative offices closed

Fri., Dec. 5

Last day to complete Lyceum requirements for December graduates

Last day of course instruction [Traditional]

Mon., Dec. 8

Reading day [Traditional]

Chairs, last day to submit completed senior paper for December graduation (1:00 p.m.)

(Department chairs must turn in all completed SIP’s to deans by deadline.)

Tues., Dec. 9 – Sat., Dec. 13

Final examinations for fall semester [Traditional]

Wed., Dec. 10 

Final examinations for Fall Term II [Metropolitan College] Monday/Wednesday Classes

Thurs., Dec. 11

Final examinations for Fall Term II [Metropolitan College] Tuesday/Thursday Classes

Sat., Dec. 13

Residence halls close (5:00 p.m.)

Mon., Dec. 15

Jenzabar final grade entry due in the registrar's office by 9:00 a.m. [Traditional]

Mon., Dec. 15 – Thurs., Dec. 18

Mandatory - Department Planning and Assessment Workshops (chairs/deans only)

Wed., Dec. 17

Academic sanctions report to deans from the Office of the Registrar

Jenzabar final grade entry and grade books for Fall Term II due [Metropolitan College]

Tue., Dec. 23

Academic recess winter break (administrative offices) 

Wed. Dec. 31

Academic appeal letters from students due to academic appeal committee.

TBA

Opening Convocation/Freshman Recognition (11:00 am - Jack S. Brayboy Gymnasium)

Spring Semester 2015

Fri., Jan. 2

Staff reports for duty

Mon., Jan. 5

Faculty report for duty

Sit Lux Spring Pre-Semester Orientation begins [Metropolitan College]

Academic appeals committee meets

Tues, Jan. 6

New students check into residence halls (9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.) - validated students only

Academic advising/registration/validation

 Wed., Jan. 7

Continuation of advising/registration/validation (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

Thurs. Jan. 8

Returning students check into residence halls (9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.) - validated students only

Continuation of academic advising/registration/validation for all students (9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.)

Tues., Jan. 13

First day of classes

Spring Term I begins [Metropolitan College]

Fri., Jan. 16.

Last day to enroll into the university [Traditional] 

Mon., Jan.19

Martin Luther King's Birthday (No Classes; Administrative Offices Closed) [Traditional and Metropolitan College]

Tue., Jan. 20 – Fri. Mar.,13

Official withdrawal period [Traditional]

Wed., Jan. 21

Last day to add/drop a course Spring Semester 2015 with a tuition adjustment [Traditional]

Last Day to validate for Spring Semester 2015 [Traditional]

Last day to charge parking decals to student accounts [Traditional]

Last day to request bookstore voucher  [Traditional]

Last day to add/change meal plan [Traditional]

Last day to add/drop a course or enroll (validate for Spring Term I) [Metropolitan College]

Fri., Jan. 23

Biddle Institute Academic Honors (11:00 a.m.)

Mon., Feb. 2

Early alert grades for students due in ACE office by 5:00 p.m. [Traditional]

Early alert grades for Spring Term I Metropolitan College students due in ACE office by 5:00 p.m.

Last day to submit proof of immunizations records (New students)

Tue., Feb. 3

Last day to remove academic incomplete from Fall Term II [Metropolitan College]

Spring Term I midterm examinations [Metropolitan College] Tuesday/Thursday Classes

Mon., Feb. 9

Spring Term I midterm examinations [Metropolitan College] Monday/Wednesday Classes

Mon., Feb. 9 – Fri., Feb.20

Metropolitan College adult degree program Spring Term I course evaluations administered

Wed., Feb. 11

Jenzabar midterm grade entry for Spring Term I due [Metropolitan College]

Last day to withdraw from course(s) or the university with a grade of "W" (9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at registrar's office). Withdrawals after this date will be assigned a grade of "F" with no tuition adjustments. [Metropolitan College Spring Term I]

Mon., Feb. 23 

Summer school registration (9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) [Traditional]

Wed., Feb. 25

Last day to remove incomplete from Fall 2014 [Traditional]

Sun., Feb. 22 – Sat., Feb., 28

CIAA

Mon., Mar. 2 – Tues., Mar. 3

Mid-semester examinations [Traditional]

Wed., Mar. 4

Jenzabar midterm grade entry due in registrar's office by 9:00 a.m. [Traditional]

Final examinations for Spring Term I [Metropolitan College] Monday/Wednesday Classes

Mon., Mar. 9

Final examinations for Spring Term I [Metropolitan College] Tuesday/Thursday Classes

 Wed., Mar. 11

Jenzabar final grade entry and grade books for Spring Term I due [Metropolitan College]

Fri. Mar. 13

Last day to withdraw from course(s) or the university with a grade of "W" (9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.). Withdrawals after this date will be assigned a grade of "F." [Traditional]

Last day to file for May graduation

Mon., Mar. 16

Spring Term II begins [Metropolitan College adult degree]

Tues., March 17

Senior meeting (11:00 a.m./required for graduating seniors) Biddle Hall Auditorium

Thurs., Mar. 19

Last day to add/drop a course or enroll (validate for Spring Term II) [Metropolitan College]

Wed., Mar. 25

Assessment day

Mon., Mar. 30 - Mon., Apr. 6

Spring semester break (residence halls remain open) [Traditional]

Fri., Apr. 3 – Mon., Apr. 6

Easter Holiday (university closed - residence halls remain open) [Traditional and Metropolitan College]

Tue., Apr. 7

Spring Term II midterm  examinations [Metropolitan College] Tuesday/Thursday Classes

Tue., Apr. 7 – Fri., Apr. 17

Metropolitan College adult degree program Spring Term ll course evaluations administered 

Wed., Apr. 8

Spring Term II midterm examinations [Metropolitan College] Monday/Wednesday Classes

Thurs., Apr. 9

Last day to withdraw from course(s) or the university with a grade of "W" by 5:00 p.m. at registrar's office. Withdrawals after this date will be assigned a grade of "F" with no tuition adjustments. [Metropolitan College Spring Term II]

Thur., Apr. 9 – Fri., Apr. 10

Advisement week for fall registration [Traditional]

Rising seniors only-registration for Fall Semester 2015 begins [Traditional]

Fri., Apr. 10

Jenzabar midterm grade entry due for Spring Term II [Metropolitan College]

Sun., Apr. 12

Founders' Day

Mon., Apr. 13

Honors Convocation (11:00 AM-Jane M. Smith Memorial Church)

Online registration for Summer Term I begins [Metropolitan College]

Validation begins

Mon., Apr. 13 – Mon., Apr. 27

Spring semester course evaluations administered [Traditional]

Tue., Apr. 14 – Fri., Apr. 17

Open advising and registration for Fall Semester (all classifications) [Traditional]

 Mon. Apr. 20

Validation for Fall Semester 2015 [Traditional]

 Mon. Apr. 27

Last day to submit completed senior paper for May graduation (Department chairs submit SIP's to deans)

Thurs., Apr. 30

Last day to complete Lyceum requirements for May graduation

Fri. May 2

Last day of course instruction [Traditional]

Mon., May 4

Reading day [Traditional]

Final examinations for Spring Term II [Metropolitan College] Monday/Wednesday Classes

Tues., May 5

Final examinations for Spring Term II [Metropolitan College] Tuesday/Thursday Classes

Tue., May 5 – Sat. May 9

Final examinations for spring semester for all students [Traditional]

Fri., May 8

Jenzabar final grade entry and grade books due for Spring Term II [Metropolitan College]

Sunday May 10 

Residence halls close for all students except graduating seniors

Mon. May 11

Jenzabar final grade entry for all students due in registrar’s office - 9:00 a.m. [Traditional]

Metropolitan College adult degree Summer Term I begins

 Mon., May 11 – Fri., May 15

Senior week

Faculty assessments and evaluations [Traditional]

Thurs., May 14

Last day to add/drop a course or enroll (validate for Summer Term I) [Metropolitan College]

Fri., May 15

Baccalaureate service

Sun., May 17

Commencement exercises

 

Residence halls closed for seniors (5:00 p.m.)

Mon., May 18

Academic appeals due to deans from the Office of the Registrar

 

TBA

CIAA Career Expo (Charlotte Convention Center)

Summer School 2015

Mon., May 25

Memorial Day holiday (no classes; administrative offices closed) [Traditional and Metropolitan College]

Summer school students check into residence halls (9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.) validated students only

Tues., May 26

Early alert grades for Summer Term I Metropolitan College students due in ACE office by 5:00 p.m.

Wed., May 27

Summer Term I midterm examinations [Metropolitan College] Monday/Wednesday Classes

Mon., Jun. 1

Summer school classes begin

First day of summer school classes

Last day to withdraw from course(s) or the university with a grade of "W" (9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at registrar's office). Withdrawals after this date will be assigned a grade of "F" with no tuition adjustments. [Metropolitan College Summer Term I]

Tue., Jun. 2

Summer term I midterm examinations [Metropolitan College] Tuesday/Thursday Classes

Fri., Jun. 5

Last day to add a course or enroll for summer session [Traditional]

Last day to drop (with tuition adjustment) courses and validation [Traditional]

Jenzabar midterm grade entry due for Summer Term I [Metropolitan College]

Mon., Jun. 8

Online registration for Summer Term II begins [Metropolitan College]

 Wed., Jun. 10

Last day to drop (no tuition adjustment) courses and validation [Traditional]

Mon., Jun. 15 - Fri., Jun. 26 

Metropolitan College adult degree program Summer Term I course evaluations administered

Fri., Jun. 19

Final examinations for Summer Term I [Metropolitan College] Tuesday/Thursday Classes

Mon., June 22

Final examinations for Summer Term I [Metropolitan College] Monday/Wednesday Classes

Wed., Jun. 24

Jenzabar final grade entry for Summer Term I due [Metropolitan College]

Mon., Jun. 29

Summer Term II begins [Metropolitan College Adult Degree]

Thur., Jul. 2

Last day to add/drop a course or enroll (validate for Summer Term II) [Metropolitan College]

 Fri., Jul. 3

Fourth of July holiday (no classes - administrative offices closed) [Traditional and Metropolitan College]

 Mon., Jul. 6

Early alert grades for Summer Term II Metropolitan College students due in ACE office by 5:00 p.m.

 Thurs., Jul. 9 – Fri., July 10

Final examinations [Traditional]

 Sat., Jul. 11

Residence halls close (5:00 p.m.)

 Mon., Jul. 13

Jenzabar final summer school grade entry due in the registrar's office (12:00 p.m.) [Traditional]

Summer Term II midterm examinations [Metropolitan College] Monday/Wednesday Classes

Tue., Jul. 21

Summer Term II midterm examinations [Metropolitan College] Tuesday/Thursday Classes

Fri., Jul. 24

Jenzabar midterm grade entry due for Summer Term II [Metropolitan College]

Mon., Jul. 27

Last day to withdraw from course(s) or the university with a grade of "W" (9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at registrar's office). Withdrawals after this date will be assigned a grade of "F" with no tuition adjustments. [Metropolitan College Summer Term II]

Online registration for Fall Term I begins [Metropolitan College]

Validation begins

Mon., Aug. 10 

Final examinations for Summer Term II [Metropolitan College] Monday/Wednesday Classes

Tue., Aug. 11

Final examinations for Summer Term II [Metropolitan College] Tuesday/Thursday Classes

Fri., Aug. 14

 

Jenzabar final grade entry and grade books due for Summer Term II [Metropolitan College]

TBA

Academic appeals due for Fall 2015 semester